16th International Seaweed Symposium
Marine Biology Section, USC, Cebu, Philippi
mbs at mangga.usc.edu.ph
Sun Nov 24 12:18:23 EST 1996
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Marine Biology Section
University of San Carlos fax (+63-32) 3460351
Cebu City 6000, Philippines email: mbs at mangga.usc.edu.ph
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The 16th INTERNATIONAL SEAWEED SYMPOSIUM will be held in Cebu
City, Philippines, on April 12 - 17, 1998. The 16th ISS is
hosted by the University of the Philippines, University of San
Carlos, and the Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines.
Full paper and poster presentations are invited on all aspects
of seaweed research and utilization, including, but not limited
to: applications, molecular biology, chemical ecology, community
ecology, taxonomy, chemistry, physiology, resource management,
biogeography, pollution, diseases, microalgae, aquaculture.
Those wishing to organize special sessions or topics, please
contact immediately the organizers.
Cebu is the Philippines' oldest city, and is located in the
middle of the archipelago. International direct flights from
major cities in the world are served: Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur,
Sydney, Singapore, and Hong Kong. There are daily air links
with many Philippine cities and several daily flights from
Manila (1 hour). Ship travel by overnight ferries or by
fast-speed catamarans (2 - 4 hours) to several cities are
available. Cebu is a major tourist destination for scuba diving
and island travel. A range of accommodations are available.
Eucheuma culture farms are within reach by boat in less than a
day. The 3rd International Seagrass Biology Workshop will
follow right after the 16th ISS, in 19 - 24 April 1998, in
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Gavino Trono, Jr.
Marine Science Institute
University of the Philippines
1101 Diliman, Q.C., Philippines
fax. (+63-2) 921-5967; 922-3958 email: trono at msi.upd.edu.ph
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